Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Juan de Fuca Veterinary Clinic in Victoria! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 250-478-0422 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

 

    Veterinarians/Practice Owners

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    Dr. John Basterfield

    Veterinarian/Practice Owner, DVM

    John graduated Ontario Veterinary College in 1980. He moved to Victoria after graduation…
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    Dr. John Gayfer

    Veterinarian/Practice Owner, DVM

    John was educated at University of Victoria and Western College of Veterinary Medicine,…
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    Dr. Margaret Cairns

    Veterinarian/Practice Owner, DVM

    Margaret's love of animals began at an early age. Cats, dogs, rabbits and horses kept her…

    Veterinarians/Associates

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    Dr. Blythe Baillie

    Veterinarian/Associate, DVM

    Originally from Ucluelet, Blythe spent three and a half years travelling through the South…
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    Dr. Bryanne Leuenberger

    Veterinarian/Associate, DVM

    Bryanne is originally from Nakina, a small town in Northwestern Ontario, where she grew up…
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    Dr. Emily Rutherford (Dickson)

    Veterinarian/Associate, DVM

    Currently on maternity leave - looking forward to her return!…
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    Dr. Mark Foley

    Veterinarian/Associate, DVM

    Mark obtained his Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology at Memorial University of…
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    Dr. Sarah McTavish

    Veterinarian/Associate, DVM

    Dr. Sarah McTavish is our most recent veterinarian to join…

    Practice Manager

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    Susan K

    Practice Manager

    Susan first came to our practice as a Camosun College Co-Op student from the…

    Registered Veterinary Technicians

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    Ashley W

    Registered Veterinary Technician, RVT

    Ashley started out in the animal care field volunteering/working for Wild Arc.  She…
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    Brady H

    Registered Veterinary Technician, RVT

    Brady completed her veterinary technician training at the Northern Alberta Institute of…
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    Christina C

    Registered Veterinary Technician, RVT

    Christina joined the JDF team in 2008 as one of our part time technicians (RVT).  She is…
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    Georgia H

    Registered Veterinary Technician, RVT

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    Jen K

    Registered Veterinary Technician, RVT

    Jen grew up in Victoria.  From a young age she had a strong interest in working with…
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    Karen C

    Registered Veterinary Technician, RVT

    Karen graduated in 1977 from Kelsey Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences Veterinary…
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    Nelly B

    Registered Veterinary Technician, Registered Behavior Technician, RVT

    Nelly graduated top of her class from Fairview College in 1993 and has been a valued…
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    Rachel A.

    Registered Veterinary Technician, RVT

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    Rachelle C

    Registered Veterinary Technician, RVT

    Rachelle graduated in 2005 from the Animal Health Technology program at Northern Alberta…

    Receptionists

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    Adrienne M

    Receptionist

    At a young age Adrienne had a passion for helping people and animals.  In elementary…
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    Deb S

    Reception Manager

    Deb worked in the hospitality industry for over 20 years, however, she found that she…
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    Erin C

    Receptionist

    Erin has been working in the veterinary field since 2010 as both a veterinary assistant…
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    Irene S

    Receptionist

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    Janice B

    Receptionist

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    Karlee R

    Receptionist

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    Monique F.

    Receptionist